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Speed-Link Snappy
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Speed-Link Snappy Webcam

8MP 30fps Aug 2011
Megapixel Maximum Frame Rate Built-In Microphone Face Tracking Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 6 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium megapixel webcam is 80%.

Easy to Use

One Speed-Link Snappy reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use. Mr T J Thorpe said in his review of the Speed-Link Snappy “This was sold as PC or Mac usb Webcam easy to connect up and simple to use” but in spite of that he scored this webcam 40 out of 100.

Good Connectivity

One Speed-Link Snappy reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections.

Robust

One Speed-Link Snappy owner wrote in their reviews that the Speed-Link Snappy was well made. Five years ago Xsreviews.co.uk mentioned “If you’re looking for a snappy looking (excuse the pun), well built mobile mouse that does exactly what y” in their review of the Speed-Link Snappy.

Features Face Tracking

The Speed-Link Snappy features face tracking. Most of the other webcams of this spec and age do not feature face tracking.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Speed-Link Snappy has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams of a similar type and age to the Snappy also have a built-in microphone.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is typical of many medium megapixel webcams that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Speed-Link Snappy has a zoom capability. Most of the other medium megapixel webcams that have been around for a similar time to the Snappy do not have a zoom capability.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The Speed-Link Snappy has a snapshot button, unlike most of the other webcams of this age and spec which do not have a snapshot button.

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Fairly High Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution

The maximum interpolated image resolutions of medium megapixel webcams that came out around the same time as the Snappy range from 3MP to 20MP, and the average maximum interpolated image resolution is 7MP. At 8 megapixels, the Speed-Link Snappy has a quite high maximum interpolated image resolution compared to most of the other webcams of this spec and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This Speed-Link webcam received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from laptopworld.dk. This means that experts are not that keen on this webcam.

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The Speed-Link Snappy does not have a motion detector, although this is within the context that most of the other medium megapixel webcams that are a similar age to the Snappy also do not have a motion detector.

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Not USB Powered

Most webcams of a similar age and spec to the Snappy are not USB powered. The Speed-Link Snappy is no exception to this as it too is not USB powered.

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Not Mac Compatibility

Most medium megapixel webcams that have been around for around the same time as the Snappy are not mac compatibility. The Speed-Link Snappy is no exception to this as it too is not mac compatibility.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Speed-Link Snappy is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This webcam's video resolution (640 x 480 pixels) is actually the worst video resolution across all medium megapixel webcams that are a comparable age to the Snappy.

The best video resolution across similar types of webcam is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only 640x480@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This webcam has a resolution at capture speed of 640x480@30fps, which is typical of many webcams of a similar age and type to it.

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Not Full HD

The Speed-Link Snappy is not full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to the Snappy are also not full HD.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most similar spec webcams that came out more than two years ago do not have a night mode. The Speed-Link Snappy is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Very Short Cable Length

At only 1.2 meters, the Speed-Link Snappy has a fairly short cable length compared to most of the other webcams of this spec and age. The shortest cable length of webcams that have been around for around the same time as the Snappy is 1m and the longest is 1.9m.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Speed-Link Snappy

Average Maximum Frame Rate

With a maximum frame rate of 30 frames per second, the Speed-Link Snappy has a relatively typical maximum frame rate compared to most of the other medium megapixel webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to the Snappy.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Speed-Link released the Snappy.

Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Maximum Frame Rate
Face Tracking
Maximum Video Resolution
Zoom Capability
Snapshot Button
Full HD
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Focus Adjustment
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
Photo Feature
Resolution At Capture Speed
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour of Product
Interface
LED Indicators
Cable Length
Pan Range
Built-In Flash
Other Features
USB Required
Packaging Data
Desktop Stand
Quantity

Expert Reviews

(2)
7 September 2011

Overall, the Speedlink Snappy webcam is decent enough for the budget webcam market. The folding stand keeps it useful for perching on top of a variety of laptops and monitors as well as portable...

Laptopworld.dk

13 January 2010

Er du på udkig efter en billig mus til brug sammen med din bærbare computer, så er Snappy Smart måske noget for dig. Den kommer i et væld af farver, så du kan vælge lige præcis den der...

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 12 December 2013 by Mr. J. C. S. Wong "JamesW"
(Verified Purchase)

It is a personal gift for one of my relative, as she has a Mac desktop that doesn't have a webcam. It does its job.

Reviewed 12 December 2013 by Mr. J. C. S. Wong
(Verified Purchase)

It is a personal gift for one of my relative, as she has a Mac desktop that doesn't have a webcam. It does its job.

Reviewed 29 March 2013 by Mr T J Thorpe
(Verified Purchase)

This was sold as PC or Mac usb Webcam easy to connect up and simple to use but does not work on Mac.

Reviewed 19 February 2013 by Mr. S. Robinson "Spence Robinson"
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this for my Mac Mini, and it works great with all the apps that i need a Camera for, if your looking for a cheap Webcam this is the one.

Reviewed 19 February 2013 by Mr. S. Robinson
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this for my Mac Mini, and it works great with all the apps that i need a Camera for, if your looking for a cheap Webcam this is the one.

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 4027301987287, intsl6825sbk01, speedlink sl6825, speedlink sl6827, speedlink sl6825b, speedlink sl6827b, int-sl-6825-sbk-01, speedlink sl140011, speedlink sl140104, speedlink sl140103, speedlink sl150000, speedlink sl6825bk, speedlink sl140010, speedlink sl6827bk, speedlink sl140103b, speedlink sl150000b, speedlink sl140010b, speedlink sl140011b, speedlink sl140104b, speedlink sl140010bk, speedlink sl140011bk, speedlink sl140104bk, speedlink sl140103bk, speedlink sl150000bk
Barcodes 04027301136357, 04027301238549, 04027301348828, 04027301606669, 04027301697575, 04027301768251, 04027301842883, 04027301967791, 04027301968255, 04027301987256, 04027301987270, 04027301987287
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